April 16, 1943 – September 8, 2014
Judith Ann Mendenhall, 71, passed away September 8, 2014 in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at McLaren’s Chapel in West Des Moines with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial of her cremated remains will be at Resthaven Cemetery at a later date.
Judy was born April 16, 1943 in West Des Moines to Russell and Margaret Hodges. On May 5, 1962 she married Eddie Mendenhall. Judy was an Air Force wife for 20 years, a member of the Elk’s Lodge and the VFW Women’s Auxiliary. She loved music, canning, the Pittsburg Steelers and being around her friends and family.
Judy is survived by her three children, Greg (Tiffany), Lorri (Doug), and Jeff (Amy); nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; siblings, Bob, Ron, Jim, Gary, Gene and Mike; many nieces and nephews; and special friend, Jim Doyle.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband of 39 years, Eddie; brother, Denny Hodges; and sister, Sherry Hodges.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Air Force Aid Society, www.afas.org or Hospice of Central Iowa.Information provided by: McLarens Resthaven Chapel and Mortuary 801 19th Street West Des Moines, IA 50265 www.dignitymemorial.com